Born Hobart 1918. Third son of William George PATTERSON and Helen CLARK.
Princes Street primary school and Hobart High School.
Enlisted 1939-1945 - Tobruk, El Alamein, New Guinea.
Married Fanny Ann CAWTHORN in 1945 - five children.
Commonwealth Bank until 1979 - Hobart, Devonport, Hobart, Maryborough Vic, Hobart, Mildura Vic, Sydney NSW, Ipswich Qld, Townsville Qld.
Retired to Mullumbimby New South Wales where he died in 1997.